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Subject: Re: Git update

Re: Git update

From: Thomas Martitz <kugel_at_rockbox.org>
Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2011 22:40:15 +0200

Am So, 3.07.2011, 22:23 schrieb Torne Wuff:
>>
>> Well, that obviously raises the barrier for sporadic contributors a
>> bit higher. Overmore, an authorized pusher for each and every
>> translator equals multiplying the number of auth pushers enormously.
>> It's up to you.
>
> I'm not sure what you mean by "overmore" ("furthermore"?), but
> *anyone* can push patches to gerrit. You don't need any authorization.
> refs/for/master is a magic branch name that creates a code review with
> the patch in it, which a committer can come and look at (the same way
> they would an emailed patch) and then hit the "submit" button if they
> think it's okay. This is *less* effort for the committers, because
> they don't need to actually update their tree, apply a patch, and
> commit it: it's literally one button :)
>

Additionally, we can probably make the translate.rockbox.org do the push
(with the translators authorship information), which would even
significantly lower the bar for contributors.

Best regards.
Received on 2011-07-03


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